Average Bench: 45.1% (902nd of 1058)

Based on 7,077 user benchmarks.  Model: SanDisk SSD PLUS 480 GB

Below average average bench

The Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB averaged 54.8% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Sequential Read Speed 428MB/s
Avg. 4K Random Read Speed 19.3MB/s

Above average consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB is 31.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Sandisk PLUS 480 GB 480GB performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Sustained Write Speed 93.4MB/s
Avg. 4K-64Thread Write Speed 67MB/s
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Average Bench

(Based on 7,077 samples)
Min Avg Max
341 Read 428 461
144 Write 309 388
51.7 Mixed 227 318
27.8 SusWrite 93.4 241
58.7% 264 MB/s
Min Avg Max
11.9 4K Read 19.3 23.2
0.3 4K Write 28 44.6
1.2 4K Mixed 15 19.5
63.2% 20.8 MB/s
Min Avg Max
63.5 DQ Read 110 120
7.73 DQ Write 67 95.3
5.07 DQ Mixed 36.5 44.2
41.2% 71.2 MB/s
User Benchmarks Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
The fastest SSD (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
99GB free
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 312 173 169 49 120 65 MB/s
Read 453
Write 372
Mixed 306
SusWrite 148
71% 320 MB/s
4K Read 22.8
4K Write 42.9
4K Mixed 19.3
82% 28.3 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 55.5
DQ Mixed 43.6
44% 72.2 MB/s
65GB free
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 161 100 87 13 23 21 MB/s
Read 438
Write 244
Mixed 224
SusWrite 67.4
54% 243 MB/s
4K Read 19.6
4K Write 20.2
4K Mixed 15.2
60% 18.3 MB/s
DQ Read 118
DQ Write 43.2
DQ Mixed 43.9
42% 68.3 MB/s
387GB free
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 70 37 44 79 50 92 MB/s
Read 412
Write 349
Mixed 225
SusWrite 62
58% 262 MB/s
4K Read 16
4K Write 16
4K Mixed 14.5
51% 15.5 MB/s
DQ Read 119
DQ Write 82.3
DQ Mixed 30.8
42% 77.4 MB/s
229GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3600RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 39 45 47 113 165 27 MB/s
Read 423
Write 303
Mixed 37.5
SusWrite 72.7
46% 209 MB/s
4K Read 8
4K Write 14.2
4K Mixed 17.9
43% 13.4 MB/s
DQ Read 111
DQ Write 61.3
DQ Mixed 41.7
43% 71.3 MB/s
77GB free (System drive)
Firmware: UG3000RL
SusWrite @10s intervals: 109 2.5 2.8 129 83 54 MB/s
Read 360
Write 268
Mixed 17
SusWrite 63.4
39% 177 MB/s
4K Read 16.1
4K Write 2
4K Mixed 7.1
35% 8.4 MB/s
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 44,171,647 SSDs tested.

Typical PLUS 480 GB 480GB Builds (Compare 85,150 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 100%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 86%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 94%
Nuclear submarine

Motherboard: Asus ROG STRIX B450-F GAMING - $127

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 65% - Good Total price: $946

Popular PLUS 480 GB 480GB compatible motherboards:

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